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Superior National Forest

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Address: 8901 Grand Avenue Pl, Duluth, MN 55808-1122
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+1 218-626-4300

Established in 1909, these three million acres of land, rock, water and...

Established in 1909, these three million acres of land, rock, water and trees are located on the U.S. and Canadian border.

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Great Camping and Hunting

Great place to camp out prior to entering the BWCAW. Rustic campsites (no electricity, outhouse nearby, fire pit and table) are scattered all over the forest. Most sites are first... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
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259 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great place to camp out prior to entering the BWCAW. Rustic campsites (no electricity, outhouse nearby, fire pit and table) are scattered all over the forest. Most sites are first come first serve and are free. Campsites are roomy and usually only a handful of sites per campground. Quiet and peaceful at night. We stayed at a campground for grouse... More 

2 Thank HopheadWI
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Forest is beautiful and has many different kinds of trees and plants. There stunning views from atop any of the mountains. There are camping sites and hiking trails.

Thank Carol C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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201 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I have made a point of coming up in Sept. or Oct. to hike portions of the trail. Nearly covered the whole thing. Hike out of the state parks. You will have them to yourselves that time of the year.

Thank Greg12342014
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

It was a relaxing and beautiful place to hike and be one with nature. The views of a Lake Superior are breathtaking that go on for miles!!! You don't realize how huge the lake is until you are there!! Beautiful flowing rivers, trails and waterfalls!!!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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546 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This isn a huge wilderness area, with lots of roads, lots of trees, lots of lakes, just a few businesses from which to purchase gas/food/beverages/lodging. Having been in the year around destination resort business in the area for many years I enjoyed the opportunity to have a return visit this past July. Visitors should be prepared, gas stops are few... More 

5 Thank michaelr630
Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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583 reviews
210 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a beautifully kept forest. It is in Duluth but you feel as if you are not. Hugh big trees and clean grounds. A great hidden gem.

3 Thank minneapol
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We camped here for a few nights. The campsite were clean and spaced out enough. The sites are under a canopy of pine trees. However, there is not a lot of trees or brush between sites so there isn't a lot of privacy between camp sites. I did not have cell service while I was in the campground. I have... More 

3 Thank Chrisfliesalot
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a real jem! the whole North Shore is amazing unlike any other place in the Midwest. Saw tons of animals and caught fish!

2 Thank Jimbo S
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This is an amazing place to camp and hike. I recommend it to anyone who wants to take in some outdoors!

2 Thank John O
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157 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Great hiking tails through a boreal forest. A bike trial runs from Duluth to at least Lutsen. Scenic HW 61 is the way to strat your adventure. There are numerous pulls offs and attractions, camping, hiking, and access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Wilderness. On occasion a moose, coyote, or wolf may be spotted. Bald eagles are getting... More 

3 Thank NebraskaPineknot

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